Nacho Duato will leave the Mikhailovsky theatre for Berlin

Nacho Duato will leave the Mikhailovsky theatre for BerlinSpanish choreographer Nacho Duato will leave the post of artistic Director of the ballet company of the Mikhailovsky theatre. As informs "Fontanka.", in 2014 he will lead the State ballet of Berlin, currently chaired by Vladimir Malakhov.While Nacho Duato, responsible for the Petersburg theatre of ballet since the beginning of 2011, will remain in St. Michael on the post of resident choreographer. To lead the company he will be until February 2014. Director of the Mikhailovsky theatre Vladimir Kekhman said that the name of the new artistic Director will be known before the end of the current theatre season.Nacho Duato assured that is not going to relinquish the Russian troupe, noting that "Russian period" very important to him and the experience invaluable. "My future work in Berlin means, including co-productions with the Mikhailovsky theatre, ballet exchange, forms of cooperation," said the choreographer.Nacho Duato is the first foreign choreographer, who came to work in Russia on a permanent basis after Marius Petipa prior to this he held the post of artistic Director of the National ballet company of Spain. Читать полностью -->

A sculpture by Henry Moore failed to save from the sale

A sculpture by Henry Moore failed to save from the saleThe Council of tower Hamlets (East End), despite the protests of British artists, made the decision on the sale of his sculpture Henry Moore's "Draped seated woman, 1957.According to BBC News, the local authorities said that he regretted the forced solution, but not going to cancel it.The head of the district Lutfur Raman, according to The Guardian, said that the sculpture will sell because of severe budget cuts, not allowing to contain art facility in proper condition. In addition, Raman noted that the authorities should be accountable to the residents of the area who can't suffer for that in the next three years the budget will lose about one hundred million pounds.Against the sale of works of art worth $ 32 million made, in particular, directed by Danny Boyle and Director of the Tate gallery, Nicholas Serota. According to the newspaper, was drawn up the petition with a request to find another location for the sculpture, which had been signed by about 1.5 thousand people.Opponents of the actions of the authorities mainly drew attention to the fact that the sale is contrary to the principles of the Moore, who wanted his work has been exhibited in a public space and could see as many people as possible. He sold "Draped seated woman" London is significantly below market value (six thousand pounds). Together with a couple of other works they were intended to new areas and cities that emerged after the Second world war.After the Council of tower Hamlets has announced plans to sell the work, the willingness to put its stated in the Museum of London and Queen Mary College, but their proposals were rejected. The decision to sell "Women", which is part of the history of the British capital, also condemned the Henry Moore Foundation"Draped seated woman", made of bronze, weighing half a ton was put in a quarter of Stepney in 1962, where it stood until 1997. Читать полностью -->

Kournikova and Iglesias are enjoying the sun in Miami

Kournikova and Iglesias are enjoying the sun in Miami The star couple was photographed during a yachting holiday. The lovers enjoyed each other's company, oblivious to prying reporters.Recall that Anna and Enrique started Dating in 2001. In one interview, Enrique admitted that he is in no hurry to get married:"I do not think that the stamp in the passport would change anything," says the singer, I guess I have a negative attitude to marriage, because my parents divorced. I don't think you can love a person more, only because some of the paper with the print. Source: Kournikova and Iglesias are enjoying the sun in Miami (photos). . Читать полностью -->

Goldie hawn regained youth through yoga

Goldie hawn regained youth through yoga While Hollywood Actresses chasing youthfulness of the face, a 67-year-old star Goldie hawn concerned about their health in General. The other day the paparazzi took a picture of mom Kate Hudson during the walk - Goldie was sitting on a bench, tucked under her shapely legs, and enjoyed a hot drink.Seeing the photographers, the actress smiled and began to wave his hand and even blew a kiss. Good mood is included in its programme for the conservation of youth.Most recently, the star told us that keeps himself in shape with yoga, Pilates and meditation every day. In addition, hawn tries to stick to a healthy diet and believes that it helps her keep youth and beauty.In addition, the actress assured that the feeling of happiness and inner joy is essential to maintaining good form. "My kids look at me and say, "Mom, you're so lucky!". And I really feel happy. Читать полностью -->

Kristen Stewart could be a bond girl

Kristen Stewart could be a bond girlHollywood actor Daniel Craig has said that the popular young actress Kristen Stewart would be the perfect bond girl.The performer of the role of the invincible agent 007 James bond in an interview said that he would like to see in the role of the next bond girl the twilight Saga star Kristen Stewart."A new bond film comes out simultaneously with the final film of the "Twilight" and it would be wrong to praise the acting of Kristen, because these two the film will compete at the box office, "says Daniel," But, of course, Kristen would make a great bond girl!".In turn Kristen once said that he would like to participate in the filming of the bond film, because she has always been attracted to the scene with guns:"In order to give a definite answer, I need to read the script, the actress said," But overall I was always attracted to the scene with guns, so I probably would have agreed to this experiment." Source: Kristen Stewart could be a bond girl. . . . . . Читать полностью -->

The actors presented the Stanislavsky award (video)

The actors presented the Stanislavsky award (video)The main theatrical event of the year: in Moscow took place the presentation of the award of Stanislavsky.Although the current ceremony 17 th, the organizers called it the "jubilee" - it is timed to the 150th anniversary since the birth of the great Russian Director, actor, teacher and reformer of the theatre of Konstantin Stanislavsky.This award has a Stanislavsky's own "system". The ceremony will be held right in the lobby. First congratulations from colleagues. Conversations - about the great Konstantin Sergeyevich and his theory. Actor Sergei Yursky told how a teenager was reading the Stanislavsky before bedtime. It was worth it. Читать полностью -->

In St. Petersburg will say goodbye to Ilya Oleynikov (video)

In St. Petersburg will say goodbye to Ilya Oleynikov (video)With a man who was truly a people's artist not only by his official title, but people's love, will be forgiven on Wednesday in St. Petersburg.The last bow to the great Russian actor Ilya Oleynikov citizens will pay in the variety Theatre named after Arkady Raikin, where for two hours will pass civil funeral.The city will pay homage to resident "Town" - the comedian's face tragedian, who, thanks to his talent embodied in hundreds of different characters - from privates to generals and from plumbing to literary classics. In a creative partnership with his friend Yuri Stoyanov Ilya Oleynikov created a program that has become a striking phenomenon of domestic television, a source of optimism for millions of our fellow citizens.The actor actively expanded their creative range, a lot of filming, participated in enterprise projects. In the musical "the Prophet" bright and promising he showed his songwriting talent. He had a lot of creative plans, which now, alas, not destined to be fulfilled. Читать полностью -->

The capital will be forgiven with Oscar Feltsman (video)

The capital will be forgiven with Oscar Feltsman (video)Moscow will bid farewell on Wednesday with the people's artist of the RSFSR Oscar Feltsman. Civil funeral will begin at 11:00 in the House of composers, after "Patriarch of Russian song" will be buried at Novodevichy cemetery. To its 92 anniversary of Oscar B. he died only two weeks."A week ago I was talking to him on the phone and said that we will come to congratulate him on 18 February with the next birthday. Alas, he did not live to see this event," said friend and fellow composer Joseph Kobzon.He stressed that for him and other artists of Soviet songs Feltsman was an example of high musicality, creative imagination and a great, unique talent. "In my repertoire was a lot of songs Oscar Borisovich, including "the Ballad of colours", "the Return of romance" and others. Читать полностью -->

The state has returned the right to 400 Soviet films

The state has returned the right to 400 Soviet filmsGosteleradio won the rights to show Soviet films 410, which since 1995 illegally owned LLC "Screen century" and LLC "TRIST", reports RAPSI.The Supreme arbitration court (YOU) the Russian Federation on Tuesday confirmed the rights of the state television and radio Fund of Russia for hundreds of films, including "Seventeen moments of spring", "TASS is authorized to declare...", "the meeting Place cannot be changed", "Hello, I your aunt!", "The investigation leading experts", "the Green van". Gosteleradio went to court in November 2010 with the requirement to nullify an Agency agreement between LLC "Screen century" and LLC "CHRIST". According to this document, signed in 2007, LLC "Screen century" disposed of exclusive rights to films, LLC CHRIST" in a role of the agent is found and entered into with counterparties contracts for the acquisition of broadcast rights of these films.According to the plaintiff, LLC "Screen century" ordered the exclusive rights to works that had previously belonged to the state broadcasting organization "Ostankino", which ceased operations in December 1995. And in this case, the copyright shall become the property of the state. LLC "Screen century" is based on the fact that acquired the rights to a collection under contract with "Ostankino", concluded shortly before the dissolution of the organization in February 1995, but the Treaty of Gosteleradio also called illegal. It is noteworthy that in the report from 2007 LLC "Screen century" itself has recognized the competence of the Fund at the disposal of the exclusive rights.According to the plaintiff, the damage from illegal use of films can be estimated at about 100 million rubles a year, says "Kommersant". Читать полностью -->

Announced the nominees for the stupidest title of the book

Announced the nominees for the stupidest title of the bookBritish Bookseller magazine has announced the shortlist of nominees for the Diagram prize, awarded for the most stupid title of the book. In the list of contenders for the award were six books published by Western publishing houses.The nominees include the following books:"Was Hitler ill?" (Was Hitler Ill?);"Lofts of North America: Pigeon lofts (Lofts of North America: Pigeon Lofts);"Instruction on sharpening pencils" (How to Sharpen Pencils);"The head of God: the Life and adventures of penis" (God's Doodle: The Life and Times of the Penis);"How to protect your coop from goblins" (Goblinproofing One's Chicken Coop);"Tea women changed the world" (How Tea Cosies Changed the World).All of these books are pretty serious work. In particular, the book "was Hitler ill?" - this study by two German scientists, dedicated to the personal physician of Hitler Theodor Morell, diaries and records which the authors carefully studied. Another book, "manual on sharpening pencils", written by famous comic book artist David Rice and has received commendable reviews in The New Yorker.As stated by the coordinator of the Diagram prize Philip stone, the award is not just a joke, as many believe. "I think our prize draws attention to the art, which was not appreciated. Publishers and booksellers as no one else know how good the book title may affect sales," stone said.The prize winner will be chosen by voting on the Internet (you can vote here). Читать полностью -->

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